Zoo

2019 Animal Law Forum to be Held at Nashville Zoo

The TBA Animal Law Section will hold its 2019 Animal Law Forum at the Nashville Zoo, allowing attendees the opportunity to learn about trends and advancements in animal law relevant to advocates and professionals with a related focus, while networking and enjoying the fun and activities the zoo offers. In addition to the new Expedition Peru exhibit, the zoo will open a new state-of-the-art veterinary medical center next spring that will serve as a teaching center, affording opportunities to learn about diagnosis, treatment, and management of animal health. Stay tuned for more info.

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Jaguar Escapes Zoo Enclosure, Killing Other Animals

A jaguar at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans escaped its enclosure on Saturday, killing eight other animals before being tranquilized and returned to its enclosure by veterinarians, The Washington Post reports. The 3-year-old jaguar went on a rampage, attacking alpacas and foxes and an emu trapped in their own habitats. No humans were injured in the incident and the zoo reopened on Sunday.

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